Schapelle: The Facts, the Evidence, the Truth

Overview

On 8 October, 2004, Schapelle Corby was stopped at Bali Airport by customs officials, carrying 4.1kg of cannabis in her unlocked bodyboard bag. Tony Wilson, a journalist for the Gold Coast Bulletin, was at work when the news came through. His life has been a rollercoaster ride ever since. Tony has been a crime reporter for over 20 years. He has seen it all, heard it all but Schapelle?s story was different. Tony has checked the facts, hunted down the evidence and presented what he believes to be the truth, in this...
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Overview

On 8 October, 2004, Schapelle Corby was stopped at Bali Airport by customs officials, carrying 4.1kg of cannabis in her unlocked bodyboard bag. Tony Wilson, a journalist for the Gold Coast Bulletin, was at work when the news came through. His life has been a rollercoaster ride ever since. Tony has been a crime reporter for over 20 years. He has seen it all, heard it all but Schapelle?s story was different. Tony has checked the facts, hunted down the evidence and presented what he believes to be the truth, in this fascinating account of Schapelle and her family.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781741107111
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia
  • Publication date: 5/10/2009
  • Series: No Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Tony Wilson was working as a journalist for the Gold Coast Bulletin and was at work when the news came through on 8 October 2004 that Schapelle Corby had been stopped at Bali Airport by customs officials, carrying 4.1kg of cannabis in her unlocked bodyboard bag. Tony's life has been a rollercoaster ride ever since. He has been a crime reporter for over 20 years, seen it all, heard it all but Schapelle's story was different.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 10

1 March 2006 13

2 The beginning 18

3 The flight to hell 26

4 Packing and tracking the baggage 29

5 Arriving in Bali 32

6 Schapelle and the Corbys 37

7 Arrested 44

8 The case is prepared from Kerobokan 52

9 A new charge is laid 61

10 Enter the 'white knights' 72

11 The hearings continue 80

12 The trial begins 89

13 The plea of innocence 101

14 The build up to verdict day 112

15 Verdict day 121

16 Schapelle in Kerobokan three days after the verdict 132

17 Sentencing in Bali 137

18 Enter Hotman Paris Hutapea 142

19 A surprise reopening of the case 149

20 A birthday in prison 156

21 A day in the life of a Kerobokan prisoner 165

22 Work on the appeal continues 170

23 The appeal struggles 176

24 Christmas in an overcrowded cell 187

25 Evidence destroyed 198

26 Friends and fallouts 209

27 Mick Corby passes away 217

28 One step forward, two steps back 226

29 Depression 231

30 One day at a time, for twenty years 238

The facts and the myths 243

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